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Explore Up Close is about exploration travel - and you've organized your own group! From book clubs to retirement communities to school and college groups . . . to small groups of families and friends . . . learn more about the possibilities.

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Here's the place to find all things on your explorer's wish list. From the backroads of the Southeastern U.S., to wine estates in Burgundy; from hiking and cycling excursions, to Civil War trips . . . your exploration stars can align right here.

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Featured Trip

Apalachicola and Old Florida's Forgotten Coast: February 4 - 9, 2019

Join us for our annual mid-winter getaway, taking the slow route through intriguing south Georgia and Florida's "Forgotten Coast." 

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